Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Destinations in Paraguay

South AmericaParaguayDestinations in Paraguay

Regions

  • Gran Chaco
    The great wild and semi-arid plains of the northwest of the country.
  • Paraná Plateau
    The forested highlands of eastern Paraguay, along the Paraná River, where the second largest city, Ciudad del Este, is located, right across from the Iguaçu Falls.
  • Paraneña North
  • Southern Paraneña
    This is the centre of the country’s population, in and around Asunción.

Cities

  • Asunción – the capital
  • Areguá
  • Ciudad del Este – this bustling border town is also Paraguay’s gateway to the Iguazu Falls.
  • Concepción
  • The Incarnation and its Jesuit mission The Holy Trinity of Parana and Jesus of Tavarangue
  • Filadelfia – the county seat of Boquerón, founded as a Mennonite settlement.
  • Pilar
  • Villeta

Other destinations

  • New Australia – a late 19th century Australian colony in the southern part of the country.
  • San Bernardino – Paraguay’s busiest resort, east of the capital.
  • Trinidad – a small village near Encarnación, famous for the Jesuit ruin Santísima de Trinidad de Paraná, the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Paraguay.
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